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Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
done. when i ask for utility undergrounding for our neighborhood i had to talk to every homeowners, not tenants, i had to come to the city and research it, i had to get the name of every single homeowner in a four contiguous block area and then it was my responsibility to get 51% of the homeownership, not 51% of the people who wanted to respond, 51% of the homeowners before the city would consider my request for utility undergrounding. i'm going through the same process again with sewer replacement, and paving of our streets. it's been neglected for over 27 years. how can you force this on us affected, responding to that survey. somebody said that you're working at the request of the community. you are not. nobody asked for this. it was sent to us. it's being forced on us. and it is not something we want. if you're going to make us a historic district, reward us, don't punish us. thank you. >> presiden.>> hi. susan -- and i live at 47 pierce street. i have lived in my house since 1978. and i have submitted several e-mails on this topic. in addition to the things that john shombury
Jan 25, 2013 11:00pm PST
our utilities undergrounded so what used -- you know, one of these overhead service entrances is now underground that would have been the stuff that they switch it to. >> that's the cost effective method. >> excellent. >> when you put in a service, you also have to ground it. you connect it to the cold water pipe. you have to run supplementry round rods. this is a typical ground rod. it's actually seized in copper, a steel round rod with a copper coating. you have to drive it into the ground so that eight feet is in contact with the earth. >> one of the allowed methods of grounding. is that correct? >> for a single family residence that tiply is made only out of wood and has one water bite, you are required to supplement that water bipe a ground rod. >> how about if you use these other methods? >> if you have a concrete encased etec trode, pouring a footing and you have the opportunity to put the wire in the footing, you do not need the ground rod. >> so the code has a number of different ways you can provide grounding to a building. this is one. this is probably the most common meth
Jan 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
bringing in generators to restore power after a series of explosions in an underground utility tunnel. dorms are dark and stew kepts are walking around with flash lights. >>> a bay area startup asking for a some what unusual consideration from the public your organisms. the idea is to peek inside your body and the results may surprise you. >> for jessica, microbes are a window into the human body and she thinks you ought to be looking at them at well. >> everything in your gut is eating what you eat. >> the thousands of biological hitchhikers that live in our stomachs and around our bodies. earlier this year, researchers at the gladstone institutes at ucsf helped unveil a detailed genetic happen that helped identify and catalog all of the bacteria present in the human digestive system and they believe knowing which organisms are there and what they are are doing can show us what is going on in our bodys. >> studies connected to a wide range of diseases from obesity to diabetes. >> richmond and her team are launching a startup becaused you byum. a gut level variation on gene sequencing
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am PST
the country, whether they have a limited supply or not. and many utilities can identify with the struggles that come with maintaining underground assets to support a growing population. one of the most common issues that municipalities share is water loss. melosi: because it's not a catastrophic issue, we don't think much about it. but there is a 10%, 20%, 30% water loss or leakage in some systems. allbee: already treated water that you've invested money in, you're losing before you actually delivered it. narrator: so many utilities are employing the business strategy of asset management. it's a paradigm shift in the approach of attaining a sustainable water infrastructure. man: it's not construction of new pipelines. we are talking about maintaining, sustaining the infrastructure we have. you've got to know what you have, where it is, what condition it's in, and how long you can expect it to last. melosi: we have very little choice because we've invested in a system that cannot be readily changed. we don't leave a lot of flexibility to dig that all up and replace it with somethi
Jan 29, 2013 9:00am EST
and shot out flames after an underground explosion. utility officials say a transformer blew, leaving thousands in the dark for a short period of time. they're still trying to figure out how it happened. >>> a 22-year-old man sits in a dallas jail accused of pointing a laser at a police helicopter. according to "the dallas morning news," the man says he did it to see how far the light would go. you see the laser beaming into the chopper from the camera on board. the faa says this happens regularly, and it's dangerous. last year there were 3,400 incidents reported nationwide. >>> immigration has long been what you call a hot-button issue. in 2012, candidate mitt romney had a novel idea -- if you want to rid the country of illegal immigrants, don't hire them. then they'll self-deport. what a difference ten months and 27% of the latino vote makes. arizona senator john mccain says one word sums up what some might call a change of heart. >> elections. elections. the republican party is losing the support of our hispanic citizens. we realize that there are many issues in which we t
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am PST
. in palo alto, utility crews are repairing an underground vault fire. it knocked out power on dana avenue early this morning. the power is back on to all but 21 customers. originally, 600 customers were affected. and two young brothers were among three people killed in a crash on highway 92 in foster city. ktvu's tara moriarty has been on this story since 4:30 this morning. she's back now. you are still there at the crash scene. what do you know? >> reporter: well, you can see that the skid marks extend for at least 30 yards along the freeway and then you can see where the utility pole and the pox there, the impact of this crash so great, it knocked the pole right off. two raiders,' baseball hats and gloves still lie here this morning. this all happened last night just about 10:00 off highway 92 eastbound near the foster city boulevard exit. five people were inside that car. three were killed. two of whom are brothers. ages 12 and 16 from redwood city. officers are looking for witnesses because they still are not sure what caused the accident. initial reports say that this was a hi
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Jan 21, 2013 9:20am EST
especially when he's using the money for underground swimming pool music and the like, so there is utility for those kinds of things. stuart: excellent liz. charles and liz together again. and golfer phil michelson is leading his own tax revolt. as a resident of california. he is next. stuart: good morning everyone. golfer phil mickelson has had it with taxes. he's a california native, and he's not happy. he now has to pay a higher federal income tax rate, a higher medicare tax, and more tax on profits, dividend and interest, plus the new and much higher california income tax. he's losing, he says, 63 cents on the dollar. and he says there will be drastic changes, maybe leaving the state. but wait, phil, you ain't seen nothing yet. the obama team wants to tax the rich some more. the democrats must get a budget through the senate soon, and leading democrats want it to include yet higher taxes on wealthy people, oil and gas companies, and corporate profits. you thought we were done with raising taxes? wrong. tax more. don't cut spending. and ignore the debt. that's what's coming for
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